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Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights in the second week of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is bringing 17 days of music, circus, theatre, art, literature and more to the city and county.

One of Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s most iconic venues has once again sprung up in the city’s Chapelfield Gardens offering audiences a cocktail of circus, music and more. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more about the shows and events at the Adnams Spiegeltent.

Four men have appeared in court charged in connection with lead theft from church roofs in Ingworth and Baconsthorpe.

A man has been banned from entering a seaside town centre for ‘persistently begging’.

An array of weird and wonderful acts have entertained crowds who flocked to a city park to enjoy some fun in the sun at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival Garden Party.

This weekend is the last chance for people to enjoy moonbathing under the Museum of the Moon at The Forum.

All the family are invited to a fun-filled garden party in Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens this weekend organised by the Norfolk and Norwich Festival. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more about the weird and wonderful acts that will be entertaining the crowds.

The Norfolk and Norwich Festival is now in full swing and there are lots of great events to enjoy this weekend. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights taking place today and tomorrow.

All the fun of the festival will be in Norwich’s Chapelfield Gardens today come rain or shine.

Gina Long begins a new monthly look at Norfolk’s charity fundraisers.

The GoGoHares sculptures set to hop into Norfolk in 2018 are being snapped up by sponsors, but there is still time for businesses and other organisations to get involved in the charity art trail.

Whether producing award-winning work, capturing the hearts of audiences or highlighting humanitarian projects, the Grammy-Award winner has proved to be one of the globe’s top jazz vocalists. Now she is set to bring her distinctive style to Norwich.

Way back in the sixties, when I was barely out of short trousers, I had the great fortune, aided by the wisdom of a long-gone jazz friend, to go and see Lena Horne at Ronnie Scott’s.

The avant-garde music pioneers will share a stage in Norwich, the only UK date outside London for their American Style project.

A towering masterpiece, Monteverdi’s 1610 Vespers of the Virgin delighted a capacity Norfolk and Norwich Festival audience in Norwich Cathedral.

Driftwood is an exhilarating acrobatic-fuelled performance peppered with heart-in-mouth moments as the performers mould themselves together into positions not thought to be humanly possible, and all with incredible fluidity.

We all get so used to listening to the negatives about the refugee crisis, that it comes as a great relief to hear somebody with a positive outlook. “It changes lives to get engaged,” says Marianne Cornil, co-artistic director of Theatre Fragile which is presenting We Meet In Paradise at The Forum as part of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

A celebration of Norwich’s more than 900-year-old market will take place over the next two weeks as part of Love Your Local Market fortnight.

A member of a circus company injured on stage in Norwich last night is recovering well, a spokesman for the show has said.

A busy, traditional country freehouse has scooped the top award from the Campaign for Real Ale after demonstrating a wide choice of ales and strong community spirit.

Isolation, desperation, exhaustion and love.

Join one of the many events for Dementia Awareness Week this week and meet new friends, find information and help spread the word. We have highlighted some of the events in this area.

The finishing touches are being put in place this week ahead of the opening of the 11th annual Great Yarmouth Beer & Cider Festival.

A leisure group has raised £16,000 for the Norfolk-based testicular cancer charity It’s On the Ball.

A Norfolk farmer and entrepreneur will give an insight into agri-tech investment at a contest aiming to turn novel concepts into viable businesses.

A diamond jubilee concert marking the 60th anniversary of Beeston Regis Parish Council will feature performances by local school children, as well as tunes from well-known north Norfolk songsters the Sheringham Shantymen.

While audiences are enjoying the Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s array of events, an army of volunteers are working hard to make sure everything goes smoothly.

“Under surveillance” is the theme for this year’s The Story Machine which is returning to Norfolk and Norwich Festival for a second year.

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